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Civil Engineering 2024 Teaching Assistant Excellence Award recipients announced

The department of Civil Engineering has announced the recipients of the 2024 Teaching Assistant Excellence Award. This award is provided to students who have shown an outstanding commitment and remarkable teaching skills in the Civil Engineering department.

Congratulations to:

  • First Place: Marco Calcagno
  • Second Place: Austin Martins Robalino
  • Recognition Awards: Kamand Khosravian, Tim Young and Abdul Nasir

Learn more about the first and second place winners of the 2024 Teaching Assistant Excellence Award below:

Austin Martins Robalino
Marco Calcagno

Austin Martins Robalino (Left) Marco Calcagno (Right)

Marco Calcagno

Marco has consistently received praise for his patience, clear explanations and willingness to go the extra mile during tutorials and office hours. Students highlighted his positive and approachable demeanor, which fostered a welcoming learning environment, in their recommendation letters.

Austin Martins Robalino

Austin impressed the committee with his dedication to student success. His proactive approach to mastering new software and delivering comprehensive tutorials created a hands-on learning environment for students. In their letters, students said that they appreciated Austin’s accessibility, amiable personality and responsiveness to their needs. His passion and enthusiasm for the course material were truly infectious, fostering a positive and supportive learning atmosphere.